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including the developing story you're hearing about regarding dell that it may be in talks with private equity firms. the stock has been surging but it's off the highs of now. up about 12%. more on that coming up. >> new data showing managed funds. plus the one thing that has him worried more than anything else. >>> also stand by for two huge exclusive interviews heading your way. intercontinental exchange ceo jeffrey sprecher and then preet bharara will be with us as well. >>> we've got a market at the highs of the afternoon with a gain of 25 points on the industrial average. a big boat load of bank earnings coming this week. waiting to see what it was. nasdaq negative as we approach the final stretch now. all of the best levels of the afternoon. it's been negative. s&p 500 looks like this. it's a similar chart pattern. even though we're still in the negative column for the standard & poor's. >>> to the top story. is dell being boughtout? john? >> a report today said several banks have been contacted on the possibility of taking dell private. that accepted the stock up more than 11% wi
trade joining us today. dell shares sharply higher today. after david faber broke the news that microsoft is now in talks to help finance that buyout of dell. david joins us now with more details. they are getting a party together, aren't they? >> yes, they may very well indeed do that. there are still talks, bill. it's not a done deal, that is, until the terms of the lbl itself or microsoft's investor. we reported microsoft is cont contemplating between a $1 billion and $3 billion investment. not in exyou but considered a mezzanine financing similar between debt and equity having the name of a preferred, unclear whether it's ever convertible into a equity stake, but people might understand why microsoft would at least have interest. of course, it has $66 billion worth of cash. much of that is overseas and there might be a possibility using the overseas cash without paying significant penalties on the use of it. of course, it has an interest in one of its biggest customers continuing to do well. all of this, of course, would add to the overall financing for this huge lbo of
. >> told we have some breaking news on dell. uh-oh, what's going on? >> david faber has been working the story and has confirm some of the details out there in terms of jpmorgan advising dell silver like partners appears to be the driving force in terms of private equity firms looking to make an investment in dell and perhaps take it private. another factor, a canadian pension fund also looking perhaps to take a major stake there. dell at the highs of the day, monster volume today on dell, bill. over 131 million shares. that's well over four times the average daily volume over the last ten days and it's spiked in volume with all the speculation. >> and a tremendous amount of skepticism that they would even be able to figure out a leveraged buyout. >> shares of a seven and a half month high. >> all right, bertha. thank you very much. as we head towards the close here, we've got the dow up 32 points at highs of the session. is the stock market set up for a fall though with fitch warning on america's credit rating due to the debt ceiling fight? our market pros will weigh in on that, plu
. i'm bill griffith where you do pronounce the "h." dell dragging the dow lower and dreamliner grounding planes after an emergency landing. more on that developing story coming up in a little bit. >> dimon roughed up a bit, jamie dimon's compensation takes a by the due to the hits they suffered due to the so-called london whale. >> banking sector did pretty well today. >> overall, and it was a merry christmas for ebay. we're going to find out. those earnings will hit just after the bell about an hour from now. holiday sales will tell the story. we'll have what it means, the instant analysis as soon as the numbers are released. >> first let's get you caught up on the market in the final stretch. dow jones industrial average down about 24 points. very much a steady administration for the last hour or so. 13,510, last trade on the blue chip average and nasdaq composite moving higher. real momentum in tech today. the highs are just, yeah, right at the highs right now with a 13-point move on the upside. nasdaq and s&p 500 higher by just about a point. is the dow set to break that fi
information... ♪ into a fifth anniversary of remission? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. >>> welcome back. qualcomm has revealed a new lineup of chips at the consumer electronics show in las vegas. our own jon forth is covering all the action in vegas and joins us with a special guest, qualcomm ceo. >> thanks, maria. qualcomm has taken a very important position at ces and is delivering the opening keyknow. i want to ask about that announcement that you made about the new lineup of chips, 800, 600 and new chips coming at the lower end entry level. emerging markets extremely important for smartphone growth going forward. when will the lower end chips be available roughly, and how confident are you that you'll really be able to dominate in that segment the way you have at the higher end? >> well, the low-end chips are obviously important because there's the huge growth that you talked about in the emerging market so what we did is focused on a slightly different business model there. we actually delivered not just the chip bu
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other big sectors. techs doing well. some moving to the upside. moves at hewlett-packard and dell, for example, nice moves in storage stocks as well. all of them are to the upside. meantime, seeing new highs. put up the home building charts. home builders and construction companies are all moving to the upside today. important thing here, owens corning had a new high. when was the last time you saw that. seeing masco at a new hope. s&p 500. bring back the retailers because we are seeing some laggards. finally, i want to make note that the hmos also lagging a little bit as well. still the threat of a 2% cut in medicare payments from the sequestration that's coming up in the next couple of months, but other than that it's pretty much all green. guys, back to you. >> all right, bob. thank you very much is this very strong start to the year a good omen for the rest of 2013? >> let's find out from today's "closing bell" expaining. michael pento from pento portfolio strategies, gene pirono, quincy crosby and our very own rick santelli. gene, let's start with you. you like financials and
? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. >>> what's going on in your part of the world right now? how would you characterize things in beijing and shanghai? >> well, you know, everything you hear from the media is negative, pollution is bad, corruption is bad, real estate is falling apart, all that. this is what is dominating the media, but actually we're still surviving there and we're still building there. >> that, of course, maria catching up with the ceo of chinese real estate giant soho. get full coverage of davos at and stick around here because maria's got two huge interviews coming up today. you don't want to miss her one-on-ones with ubs chairman axel weber and jpmorgan ceo jamie dimon. jamesy is holding nothing back today. an interview well worth sticking around for coming up today. >> people who want giant sodas are fighting back today against new york city's ban on supersized sugary drinks. details on a key court hearing. roseanne. >> reporter: hi there, michelle that. ban goes into effect march the 12th un
75% on strong earnings and an uptick in sub skrooscriber base. marvell getting reviving. dell and life tech both up. today's tech winners include biogen. optimism around its ms drug is getting the street excited. by moving higher out of barons, facebook up ahead of earnings. and apple recouping some of its losses. apple has reclaimed its title of world's most valuable company which it lost last week. >> let's get back to apple's woes. last two months, apple stock down better than 20%. the all-time high of $720 a share seems like ancient history when you look at this chart. by why? >> the company sold 8 million iphones last quarter. that's up from 37 million last year. but apple has a whopping $137 billion in cash on hand. enough to buy credit card giant visa. and tech bellwethers like intel based on the current market caps. but jeff seka says he's bearish. both are joining us now. >> jeff, good to have you on the program. thanks for joining us. you're bearish on the stock now we've already seen a selloff of 20%. how much further down can it go? and what's the problem? >> right
& a activity with the potential lbo with dell in the space. >> that actually hurts. the bondholders could be subordinates. the lbo, thanks for bringing it up, could actually hurt the stock a bit due to the subordination issue. >> i think you still want to be a buyer of hp and you don't have the pesky smartphones and tablets to get in your way because they don't really have any. >> that's a good point. >> being prudent, rich. >> maybe that was the problem in 2012. guys, thanks very much. see you soon. appreciate your time. 30 minutes before the closing bell sounds for the day. market under pressure. down 32 points. >> dow trying to post its best january in history, and history says as january goes so does the rest of the year, but our own jeff cox says history will not be on the side of the bulls this year. his bearish call next. >> and yesterday's dismal report, the market fared very well but why things may not be so kind if tomorrow's jobs report disappoints. stay with us. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 when i'm trading, i'm totally focused. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and the street
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